Pre-Shift Glossary

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Salmon, Sockeye California to Alaska

Latin Name: Oncorhynchus nerka

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Red Salmon, Blueback Salmon

Deep Red and moderately Firm
Robust, Deep Red, Moderate Fat, Creamy

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - From Columbia River to Prince William Sound, have every opportunity to deliver the freshest Salmon in the marketplace. With quick turnover and tightly managed inventories, we are able to ship directly from the point of harvest to the destination. Truth in Harvest Area is paramount to our company and the trust gained from our customers is the driving point of

THE FISH - Sockeye Salmon is the smallest of the Five Salmon Species. It has the most robust flavor and is very versatile. The sockeye possesses the reddest flesh from an almost exclusive diet of plankton. Even when cooked the sockeye’s flesh remains bright red. Sockeye ranks just behind Kings in Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Sockeye are an excellent heart-healthy food. Its full flavor and firm texture make it a favorite of the Salmon family.
Grill, Broil, Saute, Poach, Steam, Tartare

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Spring Summer

Range & Habitat:

Pacific Northwest & Alaska


SFS Partnership

Harvest Method:

Net Caught